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Formulations Technician I

Req ID #: 223544

Spencerville, Ohio, USA

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We are seeking a Formulations Technician I for our Formulations Technician I at our Safety Assessment site located in Spencerville, OH.

We are seeking a Formulations Technician I for our Formulations Technician I at our Safety Assessment site located in Spencerville, OH.

A Technician I is in training to perform and become proficient in on-boarding skills, procedures, and cooperating in a team environment. The technician is learning basic skills required to conduct a study, which may include disposal of Formulation material, assisting with the preparation of test materials and dietary admixtures for dose administration, as well as maintaining the general cleanliness of the lab.  The technician is working under close supervision to gain proficiency.

Essential Functions (The fundamental Duties & Responsibilities of the role (products and services provided/results accomplished) include, but are not limited to, those listed:

  • Efficiently perform and document all procedures, materials, and results in compliance with applicable regulatory standards (protocols, methods, SOPs, etc.).

  • Train in formulations skills which may include disposal and transport of residual dosing material, non-regulated pharmaceutical solids, accumulated single-use containers to designated waste receiving areas; sterilization of laboratory equipment using autoclave or other methods; perform and document preparation of vehicle/control article/substance dosage solutions/suspensions under supervision; and wash and maintain glassware and lab cleanliness and appearance. Specific tasks will be based on each area’s training plan and business needs.

  • Collect, document, review, and verify data on forms, or in electronic data capture systems.

  • Review documentation of functions performed as part of quality control requirements. 

  • Demonstrate effective communication skills through informal discussions with peers, supervisor, and team.

  • Assist with use and maintenance of instrumentation and equipment.

  • Read protocols and extract pertinent study information including a general understanding of the protocol format and its content with minimal help.

  • Learn Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) regulations and understand compliance through in-house training.

  • Develop knowledge of company SOPs and policies, and begin to apply the knowledge to ensure compliance when performing functions throughout the lab with minimal help.

  • Receive, track, and prepare samples or materials, as required for department.

  • Perform all other related duties as assigned

The pay for this position is $19.00. Please note that salaries vary within the range based on factors including, but not limited to, experience, skills, education, certifications, and location

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About Charles River

Charles River is an early-stage Contact Research Organization (CRO). Here, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people's lives. With 100 sites around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our clients' unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world.

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